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How threatening are transformations of happiness scales to subjective wellbeing research?

Caspar Kaiser (Nuffield College), Maarten C.M. Vendrik (ROA, Maastricht University, IZA and EHERO, Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Two recent papers argue that many results based on ordinal reports of happiness can be reversed with suitable monotonic increasing transformations of the associated happiness scale (Bond and Lang 2019; Schröder and Yitzhaki 2017). If true, empirical research utilizing such reports is in trouble. Aga...

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Volume: no. 13905
Main Author: Kaiser, Caspar F
Vendrik, Maarten C
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : November 2020
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (42 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 13905
Links: Fulltext
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Database: ULB Bonn